Dallas County Poetry First Place Winner

Lauren Snyder is a third grade student at Walnut Hills Elementary School.

Lauren Snyder was the first place winner for the Dallas County Reading Poetry contest. Lauren is a┬áthird grader in Jennifer Huyck’s class at Walnut Hills Elementary School. She recently read her poem at the awards ceremony in Van Meter, Iowa.

Lightning, by Lauren Snyder

Crisp, dark night.
Lonely stars.
Wind twisting.
A bursting, shining light coming down from the dark blue sky.
Cold, frosted trees.
People waiting for the bursting, shining light to come down and strike again.
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